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Yara supports Agric Ministry's 'Planting For Food and Jobs' program

 Yara Ghana, a leading supplier of quality fertilizers, has initiated moves to partner the government's new agricultural program known as Plant For Food and  Jobs.   This as a result of the company's belief that the program will benefit the nation in the area of food security. Already Yara's fertilizers have been selected by the Ministry of Agriculture as part of the preparation to kick start of the program in September this.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 27th July 2017

Studying a Disease in Order to Prevent Starvation

 When you start talking about food security, you have to have to think about disease detection and management. That’s what I’m thinking about as I get ready to leave for a cassava field survey in southern Tanzania.   You might know cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) as tapioca, or a thickener in pies and bubble tea. But for over 800 million people in Africa and Asia this crop of tubers is their main source of food and.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 27th July 2017

Tanzania bans grain exports to curb inflation, boost food industry

 Tanzania banned grain exports on Monday in a bid to stem rising local prices and rein in inflation, as well as boost the country’s nascent food processing industry.   Food is the biggest driver of inflation in the East African nation, which exported more than 1.5 million tonnes of cereals to neighbours in 2016, the agriculture ministry has estimated.   Government officials have also previously warned that, with the.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 27th July 2017

Organic farming gains popularity

 The historical background of organic agriculture in Tanzania goes back to the world history of agriculture, when people were farming more traditionally.   This is to say, modern organic farming still has roots from the first half of the 20th century, when there was growing reliance on non-organic methods. After the industrial revolution had introduced synthetic methods, most of which were not well-developed and had serious side.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 27th July 2017

IFC And WFP Collaborate To Finance Smallholder Farmers In Rwanda And Tanzania

 The initiatives with KCB Bank Rwanda Limited and CRDB Bank PLC in Tanzania are part of the Farm to Market Alliance, a multi-stakeholder platform established in 2016, of which IFC and WFP are global members, to create agriculture value chains that secure sizeable local and international demand for produce from smallholder farmers. The Alliance is designed to create systemic change in markets through a holistic approach to smallholder.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 27th July 2017

WFP Embarks On New Strategic Plan In Tanzania

 The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has launched a four-year Country Strategic Plan (CSP) in Tanzania. It is fully-aligned with the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development which aims to end poverty, reduce inequality, tackle climate change and ensure sustainable agriculture and food security.   Under the CSP, WFP aims to improve market access for 250,000 smallholder farmers while overseeing a multi-sector nutrition.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 27th July 2017

ITC and WFP partner to fund smallholder farmers in Tanzania

 Smallholder farmers produce most of the world’s food, but they form the majority of people living in poverty and often have food security challenges themselves   The initiatives with KCB Bank Rwanda Limited and CRDB Bank PLC in Tanzania are part of the Farm to Market Alliance, a multi-stakeholder platform established in 2016, of which IFC and WFP are global members, to create agriculture value chains that secure sizeable local.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 19th July 2017

Tanzania: Plans Complete for First Agricultural Park in Tanzania

 PLANS are underway to set up the country's first Agricultural Park at Kimamba in Kilosa District that will provide farmers with land and irrigation infrastructure in the area to improve productivity for food security and economic growth.   The Agricultural Park is an area set aside largely for agricultural activities to encourage continuation of such operations, in which farmers can rent farms for a long term tenure at reasonable.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 19th July 2017

Tanzania: Seaweed Trade Booms Amid Concern About Falling Prices

 Seaweed farming is gathering momentum in Mtwara, thanks to its comparative economic advantages. However, not all farmers have benefited from the booming business for various reasons.   In a recent visit by the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) Tanzania, a villager of Imekua, Ms Asha Bakari, 35, told The Citizen that she grew up cultivating this crop with her family and to a considerable extent it enabled their family to earn a living.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 19th July 2017

Tanzania: Institute in Fresh Push for Cassava

 Kilosa. Experts from the Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)-Ilonga have advised leaders at all levels to encourage farmers to cultivate cassava, which is a drought resistant crop with a reliable market.   Speaking during an exhibition of various crops researched at ARI in Kilosa, the Eastern Zone director of research and development in the ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Dr Geoffrey Mkamilo, said it was the duty.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 19th July 2017

World Food Prize Winner Says African Agriculture Is the Key to World Food Security

 The son of a Nigerian farm laborer who rose out of poverty to earn graduate degrees in agricultural economics and spent his career improving the availability of seed, fertilizer and financing for African farmers is the winner of this year’s World Food Prize announced Monday.   Akinwumi Adesina, president of African Development Bank, says the future of global food security relies on making farming in Africa a profitable.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 19th July 2017

A farmer's journey from subsistence to success

 In the small village of Ruponda in southern Tanzania’s Lindi Region, Joyce Mtauka has become something of a legend.   As a “trainer of trainers” for the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF), the Anglican Church of Canada’s relief and development agency, her work to educate farmers on better agricultural practices has made her an important local figure. As a farmer who has been able to.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 19th July 2017



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